Sensational Sock Progress

Guess it is time to post some sock progress information! I am knitting the Baby Cable Rib pattern out of Sensational Knitted Socks. It is a four-stitch ribbing pattern made with Mountain Colors Bearfoot yarn, my favorite yarn.

This is the first time I have used a garter-flap selvage. I was skeptical at first and even more so when it was hard to see where I needed to pick up stitches along the selvage. But….I have to admit…the gusset decreases turned out better than on any of my previous socks. And, by using Charlene Schurch’s troubleshooting tips on how to avoid the gap at the top of the gusset, I have eliminated the problem that has often plagued many of my socks — that gusset hole! This sock has no gaps, no holes, no loose gusset….I love this book!

These socks are going in the Christmas 2006 Box and the foot recipient will not be revealed (sly grin).

I’m madly trying to finish these so I can be ready to knit my TREK WITH ME socks when the yarn arrives 🙂

8 Comments on “Sensational Sock Progress

  1. I’m out to put that book on every wishlist I own, just on the strength of this very recommendation!!! (Might get it for my b’day that way!) I LOVE your socks – and that yarn…gorgeous! Thank you for visiting my blog, for your sweet comments (and look forward to reading along with you on the challenge this summer!
    (((hugs)))

  2. That is one perfect gusset! I need to get out my book and see how to do that. Beautiful color, too.

  3. Absolutely beautiful!!!! I have that book – I’m going to have to get it out and look at that heel.

  4. Rebecca, This is my current favorite book, too. I absolutely love it, and your baby cable rib is to die for! I’ve never tried that sock yarn. Hmmmm. Gotta add that to the “some day” list. Beautiful job….I think I may be drooling a little *g*

  5. I love your socks. They are absolutly gorgeous. The pattern goes perfectly with your yarn. That book is one of our favorites at our house. Great Job!!!

  6. Your socks are truly remarkable. I have this book sitting on my shelf. It’s about time I crack it open to some new possibilities.

  7. Great sock Rebecca! As you know, I love the book too! That, Vintage Socks and Lucy Neatby’s book are always close at hand!

    Thanks for the comment on my blog and the heads up on the KAL!!

    Happy Memorial Day!

  8. I love this book too! (It’s the latest addition to my knitting library.) Love the colours you’re using too!

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